Paralegal

Recruiter
Hargreaves Lansdown plc
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
12 Apr 2019
Closes
17 Apr 2019
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity to join Hargreaves Lansdown’s legal team as a Paralegal. As a Paralegal you will provide legal advice and support across HL on a wide range of matters. You will become part of a dynamic and engaged in-house legal team committed to enabling HL’s continued success and growth.

Working with people from all areas of HL, your day to day tasks will include reviewing and drafting legal agreements, carrying out legal research and providing advice on legal queries from the business. You will also be responsible for updating and maintaining HL’s contracts register and producing legal guidance and training for the business.

Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the drafting and review of agreements for different areas of the business
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required
  • Updating and maintaining HL’s records of contracts to ensure that all signed agreements are documented and filed appropriately
  • Answering ad-hoc legal queries for the business
  • Carrying out legal research where required
  • Producing guidance and training to the business on different legal matters

Essential requirements:

  • A degree in law or equivalent
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good understanding of contract law
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload and adhere to deadlines
  • Ability to communicate and work closely with staff from across the business at all role levels
  • Ability to carry out research independently

Desirable experience:

  • Previous experience working as a paralegal or in a similar role
  • Experience of contract negotiations

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